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Just 11 Suuuper-Awkward Moments From The 2022 VMAs

I love Dylan O'Brien, but him not getting recognized by Monét and Peppermint is the funniest thing to me.

The year's VMAs were definitely one for the books — but not without a few awkward moments. Here are some of the best:

1. Johnny Depp made an appearance inside a moon person:

Johnny Depp appearing as a Moon Person 🌕 at the #VMAs (we talked about the rumours surrounding this, we were totally right) #WitherReport🌦


2. People had the nerve not to stand for Nicki Minaj, so Taylor Swift called them out:



Legends supporting legends.

3. People called out Anitta's lip-synching:

Anitta performing and holding a microphone

4. Nicki pronounced Dixie D'Amelio's name like this, LMAO:

nicki minaj introducing dixie damelio to the stage 😭


5. DJ Khaled kept screaming the name of his album God Did and even announced it as a winner when he presented:

DJ Khaled with Offset holding a microphone with the caption "God Did!"

6. When Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow accepted their award, some thought it was weird that DJ Khaled and Offset only fist-bumped Lil Nas, but dabbed and hugged Jack:

Did anyone else notice that @OffsetYRN and @djkhaled gave @jackharlow a fist bump AND a hug, but only gave @LilNasX a fist bump and it was HIS song? #VMAs #LilNasX #MakeItMakeSense


7. Monét X Change and Peppermint did not know who Dylan O'Brien was:

throwing oscars at this video of monet and peppermint not knowing who dylan o’brien is

MTV / Via Twitter: @arianaistired

8. Måneskin’s bass player had a wardrobe malfunction during their performance:

Måneskin performing

9. Addison Rae's mom, Sheri Easterling, and Yung Gravy debuted as a couple???

Sheri Easterling and Yung Gravy sitting and gazing at each other

10. Flo Milli seemed to give a less-than-believable lipped performance:


11. And lastly, Flea's acceptance speech included him talking about loving cockroaches:


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